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Save Our NHS campaigners welcome Waltham Forest Council’s decision to reject controversial plans

A lobby of Cabinet was held on Tuesday 17 January at the Town Hall.    Save Our NHS Waltham Forest has publicly campaigned against Sustainability and Transformation since last year and welcomed the Council’s decision to reject plans for the NHS which they claim are

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Use us or Lose Us

Save our Trade Union Studies Departments Direct government funding of Trade Union Studies in England has now ceased.  Just half the college trade union studies departments that existed a year ago remain.  The TUC is supporting the programme in colleges

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Jeremy Corbyn Nominated by Unison Labour Link Committee

Jeremy Corbyn has been nominated as the Labour Link candidate for the Leadership election.

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Butterfields Campaign Update – 26 May 2016

PROPERTY SPECULATORS TARGET TENANT LEADERS Property asset-strippers Butterfields E17 Ltd have declared war on the tenants of Butterfields… again. During negotiations between the current owners and Dolphin Living Trust, there had been a short period of truce between the landlord

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Unison and Vauxhall Partners scheme

Please see the link below for the Unison and Vauxhall Partners Scheme.   This is an opportunity to save on a wide variety of Vauxhall products including insurance.        

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Kill the Housing Bill – National Demo, Sunday 13 March

The “Kill the Housing Bill” national demo is taking place on Sunday the 13th March at 12.00, Lincoln’s Inn Fields.  This is yet another attack by this government on working class people.  We will be bringing the Unison branch banner to the demo

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Confidence Skills Training for Young Women Members – 16 & 17 February 2016

A More Confident You Unison are organising a course to develop confidence skills in young women members.  The course will be held on 16 and 17 February 2016 at the Unison Centre, Euston Road and a flyer is attached giving

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Waltham Forest Pensioners Convention Dignity Day, 1st February 2016

Waltham Forest Pensioners Convention Dignity Day will be held on Monday 1st February 2016. There will be speakers from the Council, Barts Health and Voluntary groups to explain how they intend to adopt the Dignity Code. There will also be

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Winter Fuel Grants 2016

UNISON THERE FOR YOU – WINTER FUEL GRANTS 2016 WORRIED ABOUT PAYING YOUR WINTER FUEL BILL? With rising fuel costs and another cold winter looming many members on low income are worried about how they’re going to pay their winter

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Branch Elections Deadline – 5 pm Monday 7 December

This is your last chance to nominate branch officers/reps for the year 2016.  We also need members to attend as delegates at conferences and regional meetings (forms attached). Please note the reps posts are for next year and even if

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